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How to think Creatively ? Careers depend on Creative Thinking

What do you think defines CREATIVITY ?  Look at the image below & see if these words come in your mind when you think about being CREATIVE. Usually, when people hear of CREATIVITY, they associate it with artistic things like painting, composing music, or writing poetry. Though these are surely creative endeavours, creativity includes a […]

Over Parenting, Good or Bad ?

Teens whose parents hover over them like a helicopter typically take too much responsibility for their children’s experiences, success or failures especially when it comes to studies. It is also termed as Over Parenting, which means being involved in a child’s life in a way that is over controlling, over protecting and over perfecting which […]

Education is GREAT : BREXIT

9th November’16 (Wednesday): De Montfort University in collaboration with University of Sheffield hosted an event at Hotel The Royal Plaza, New Delhi to celebrate the importance of international students and international collaboration. The event was aimed to bring together Alumni, potential students, professionals, and media in order to drive out the myths spread out about […]

What to consider when planning to Study Abroad ?

  In recent years, the number of international students going abroad for higher education has been steadily increasing. What do you think could be the reason? Is foreign education better than Indian education system? Or students are just hungry for independence? Lets discuss about what to consider when planning to Study Abroad. Once upon a […]

Why is Career Counseling important ?

The students nowadays, live a very challenging life due to the pressure they have on their heads. The pressure to perform academically, the pressure to choose a career forcibly and the pressure to find a suitable job are all what makes a life of a student not less than a burden. All this can be […]

How to Build an Internship Resume

Internship season is finally here and in the scramble for making sure you meet your college requirements and get some “real world” experience to put on your Internship resume, one of the biggest tasks looming ahead is actually sitting down and creating the resume that will land you the interview. But the question is, if […]

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Student Life at University of Chicago

Basics: The University of Chicago is a private research university in Chicago. The College of the university grants BA and BS degrees in 50 majors and 28 minors. Along with this, the university is home to seven professional schools, four academic research divisions and several graduate programs. The university’s motto is “Let knowledge grow from […]

Studying Techniques and Strategies for Students

Getting an 800 on the Math section of the SAT is no herculean task as long as you familiarize yourself with the material well ahead of time and get a good number of hours of practice in. Still, many struggle to achieve this, and often the reason are careless mistakes made in a mad rush to finish […]

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Self Reality Check for Students

A common complaint among students is that they have plateaued after reaching a certain score on their mock tests, and the only increases in their scores, if there are any, are incremental. A situation like that can be confusing and frustrating, rendering students oblivious to what their next course of action should even be. What […]

Possible pitfalls in Student life

Do you fall in the category of students who have worked conscientiously to improve their scores but instead of an uphill slope, your mock scores sequence has flat lined nonetheless? If you do, then it’s time to change your approach a little to avoid the possible pitfalls in Student life.   The first thing to […]

Student Life at McGill University, Canada

Basics: McGill University is an English-language public research university. The University bears the name of James McGill from Scotland whose bequest in 1813 formed the precursory McGill college. The university’s motto is “By work, all things increase and grow”. Academics: The university’s academic units are organised into 11 main Faculties and Schools, and it offers […]

Student Life at Tufts University, USA

Basics: Tufts University is a private research university and is organised into ten schools, of which only two undergraduate programs and the rest are graduate divisions. Their motto is “Peace and Light”, and the university emphasises active citizenship and public service in all of its disciplines. It is also known for its excellent study abroad […]

Video Application Essay

Set Yourself Apart with a Video Application Essay Video application essays are the burning subject nowadays in the college admissions discourse. There is an increasing trend among numerous colleges, especially Liberal Arts schools, to accept video application essays either a supplement or a replacement for the statement of purpose or application essay required by most […]

New SAT and its challenges

The new SAT essay makes the much-anticipated shift from a focus on rote-memorization and on-the-spot recollection to other, more essential skills like text comprehension and analysis. While on the bright side, students now get 50 minutes to write their essays, the task ahead of them is a little more demanding and not necessarily easier – […]

Student Life at UC, Davis

Basics: UC Davis, is a public research university that’s part of the University of California system. The university has a comprehensive medical program, and very high research activity. The university’s motto is “Let there be light”. The university’s library system is home to over 3.5 million volumes. Academics: UC Davis was ranked tied for the […]

Dual Degree Programs

“4+1 Masters Programs” are essentially accelerated degree programs that an increasing number of colleges have begun offering to students. To cut it short, this dual degree program allow students to earn both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in just five years. While admission to these programs after entering college is possible, I would personally […]

Student Life at Oxford University, England

Basics: Oxford University is a collegiate research university in Oxford, England. The motto of the university, translated from Latin, is “The Lord is my light”. There is evidence of teaching at this institution from 920 years ago. Oxford is a federation of over forty self-governing colleges, along with a central administration headed by the Vice-Chancellor. […]

New SAT features to keep in mind

Chain questions: These questions, as the name explains quite well, built off of one another just like a chain. These questions may ask you to try and infer how one character feels about another, followed by the next question which might ask you to provide support to back up your interpretation. In questions like these, […]

Strategies for New SAT

As the redesigned SAT makes its first appearance in May, the significance of guessing on the test has been amplified greatly and new strategies are to be followed for the New SAT. This means that along with the new test, there is a need for test-takers to update their strategies from the ones that have […]

Student Life at Johns Hopkins University, USA

Basics: JHU is a private research university in Baltimore, Maryland. It is a founding member of the American Association of Universities and has been considered one of the world’s top universities throughout history. Johns Hopkins university is considered the first research university in the United States. The average cost of attendance per year for JHU […]

Points to remember while getting Recommendations

Letters of Recommendations, often referred to as just LOR’s or recommendations, make up a big factor of college applications every year, and while different colleges assign importance to these differently, they hold a considerable amount of weight with almost all examiners – thus, making them a make-or-break of your college application. Therefore, it is of […]

Student Life at Michigan State University, USA

Basics: Michigan State University is a public research university in East Lansing, Michigan. It frequently ranks among the top 30 public universities in the United States. The university is part pf the Association of American Universities, an organization of 62 leading research universities in North America.   Academics: MSU pioneered the studies of packaging, hospitality […]

Is it okay to go into College undecided

There is a lot of, and rather excessive, emphasis on figuring out what you as a person want to do as the end of school approaches in the Indian, socio-cultural education trends – parents are worried more about having their kids trying to determine their future life path before leaving school, without giving much thought […]

Student Life at University of Texas, Austin

Basics: UT Austin is a public research university and the flagship campus of The University of Texas System. It’s motto, translated from Latin, is “Cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy.” It was ranked tied for 52nd place among all universities in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 rankings.   Academics: It offers […]

Tips and Tricks for taking New SAT

The changes made to the new SAT are, beyond the shadow of a doubt, of a drastic nature. This has naturally influenced the techniques test-takers have to adapt in order to successfully study for and master the vocabulary section on this radically different test, read below to find out tips and tricks for taking New […]

3 Ways to Best Utilize Your Summer

Whether you may be a high school student looking to enhance your profile to build toward a competitive college application, or a college student looking for ways to appeal to prospective employers and stand out of the clutter, one thing is very clear: to get to a particular outcome, you have to pour in an […]

School Spotlight #5: Stanford University

Basics: Stanford University is one of the world’s most prestigious universities and thus, its excellence in collegiate education needs no introduction. It wields the top position in various rankings within the United States. Stanford alumni have gone on to be founders of companies like Google, Hewlett-Packard, Nike, Instagram, Yahoo! and many more. Currently, Stanford is […]

School Spotlight #6: University of Wisconsin, Madison

Basics: University of Wisconsin-Madison is a public research university in Madison, Wisconsin and is the flagship campus of the UW system. It is the oldest and largest university in the state of Wisconsin and is organized into 20 schools and colleges. More importantly, it is one of America’s Public Ivy universities, providing a collegiate experience […]